How is an Oral Surgeon Different Than a General Dentist?

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Let’s describe the similarities and differences between a general dentist and an oral surgeon. Undergraduate Studies To start, you need a four-year undergraduate degree. Few dental schools require a specific undergraduate degree, but many aspiring dentists major in a scientific field such as biology, chemistry, or anatomy. How Do You Get Into Dental School? To…


What Are Dental Space Maintainers And How Are They Used?

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What are dental space maintainers? Dental space maintainers (or spacers) are devices used for children who have lost some primary teeth but their permanent teeth have a while before they will grow in. They hold space for the appropriate adult teeth to grow in. They also prevent the remaining adjacent primary teeth from moving into the…


Can I Get a Metal-Free Tooth Implant?

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Many Kennesaw dental patients are turning to metal-free dentistry. Instead of amalgam fillings, they choose composite and porcelain restorations. Non-metal fillings and crowns can be matched precisely to your natural tooth color. Some individuals are sensitive to the metals used in traditional fillings. Non-metal materials can prevent potential tooth sensitivity. Controversy Over Whether Dental Amalgam is Toxic…


10 Reasons To Choose A Pediatric Dentist Instead Of A General Dentist For Your Child

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Little teeth are just like big teeth, right? Why do I need a different dentist for my child? First off, emerging teeth aren’t just like adult teeth. And, yes, we recommend a special dentist for your child. Why should I take my child to a pediatric dentist? A pediatric dentist can better serve your child’s…


5 Compelling Reasons To Consider Dental Sealants For Your Child

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Do you have a young child? Why are dental sealants important for kids’ oral health? 1. Children without sealants have almost three times more tooth decay than children with sealants. (Centers For Disease Control) 2. Sealants may be covered by your Georgia dental insurance plan. For moms and dads without dental insurance, sealants are worth…


3 Dental Dangers For Toddlers

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Hello new parents! We know that keeping babies and toddlers safe and healthy requires nonstop effort. You snap them snuggly in their car seats, baby-proof your medicine cabinet, and guard the stairway with a gate. You take them to your pediatrician for immunizations, check-ups, and an occasional prescription for an antibiotic. Russell Anderson Jr. Dentistry…